Star Wars

Star Wars

The Essential Guide to Warfare

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Like many a great epic, Star Wars is rooted in a rich history of armed conflict. Now, for the first time, the facts, figures, and fascinating backstories of major clashes and combatants in the vast Star Wars universe have been documented in one fully illustrated volume. Extensively researched and inventively written, Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Warfare combines action-filled narrative with encyclopedic knowledge that:

* explores notable military units and groups
* traces the development of significant armaments and technologies
* profiles key warship classes, ground units, and manufacturers
* provides capsule biographies of great military leaders
* presents eyewitness troopers' accounts of combat
* plus--enough additional profiles, intel, history, and lore to span the cosmos!

Encompassing all of the Star Wars media, including the legendary films, the hit TV series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the bestselling books, comics, and videogames, and packed with original full-color artwork, Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Warfare is a conquering achievement.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Del Rey, 2012.
ISBN: 9780345477620
Branch Call Number: 791.4375 STAR WARS
Characteristics: ix, 246 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.


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Sep 18, 2017

A very good reference for Star Wars in the vein of the Essential Atlas, including most of the major conflicts "I'm so tired of all these star wars..." and some interesting new perspectives. Written like a real historical survey. If I had one criticism it is that the book covers all of Star Wars, which is thousands of years, while you could easily make an entire book on the Clone Wars, Galactic Civil War, and post-OT era. Also this is one of the last things to come out of the Legends franchise, so it doesn't deal with any media post Clone Wars tv show-- really its mostly the Legends novels. I wish they would make a new edition which combined info from the new Canon with Legends, but that would be impossibly convoluted.

Aug 31, 2017

Decent book chronicling the history of war in the Star Wars universe. This book falls into the Legends universe and has a lot of great art.

May 29, 2016

very long but contains pretty much all the info on star wars lore ever. I highly recommend for anyone who is hungry for star wars knowledge. :)

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